December 31, 2020
New Year’s Online Safety CommandmentsRead more
If you are into privacy like we are, these online privacy commandments are for you! Plus they’re way easier and more fulfilling than diets and excercise!
December 3, 2020
Things we love about StartMailRead more
We, as StartMail employees, are also StartMail users, which helps us understand our product in the best way possible and adapt it into something functional and practical for our daily activities
November 24, 2020
Safety Tips for Black Friday Online ShoppingRead more
We all love a good deal when acquiring our favorite items, and Black Friday is the paradise for those who love to save and shop. Here are some tips & tricks to protect your personal data & enjoy some nice retail therapy!
November 18, 2020
Why encryption is so important for our societyRead more
Should the EU authorities be given backdoors to encrypted services?
October 26, 2020
Endpoint security working from homeRead more
With the rise of coronavirus cases, many companies have been forced to change their working scheme and adapt to a completely remote environment. For some, not much changed, but for others, the work-from-home situation was uncharted territory that introduced potential security traps. […]
August 27, 2020
How scammers get your private email address (and what you can do about it)Read more
Have you ever received a strange email and wondered how it got into your inbox?
You’re not alone. Spammers send over 14.5 billion spam emails a day – a total of 45% of all emails sent. You’ve likely […]
August 6, 2020
StartMail’s alias feature: the best way to improve your privacy and keep your inbox unclutteredRead more
Have you noticed all the “You haven’t heard from us in a while, but we’d like to reassure you…” emails about Covid-19 from basically ANY product or service you’ve used online? A restaurant that you visited 5 years ago, an online shop where you once bought a random gift for someone’s birthday, or an employment […]
July 27, 2020
Protect your cryptocurrencies and all crypto-related communications with StartMailRead more
Did you know that since the inception of Bitcoin in 2009, billions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies have been stolen? One of the main reasons? Email. Most cryptocurrency owners opt for using a provider, such as an exchange wallet, to secure their crypto rather than holding the crypto themselves, since that can be quite complex. […]
July 6, 2020
The noti(ficati)on of read receiptsRead more
Our users occasionally request a read receipt function within StartMail. Read receipts allow you know if an email was read by a recipient. We’re not a fan of this function for numerous reasons, most importantly, it is considered a form of tracking. By default, with email providers, you only know if your recipient’s email was […]
June 26, 2020
The Importance of Email EncryptionRead more
By Patrick W. Dunne – freelance writer for Digital Privacy News – follow him on LinkedIn or read his blog. Email can be one of the least secure platforms out there. Every day, people freely exchange private information without regard for who might see it, or whose hands it could end up in. You’re probably familiar with a […]